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    Elvis Presley

    The King died on his throne exactly 28 years ago. Bookmakers have revealed that wagers have all but dried up from fans betting that Elvis Presley is still alive. Over the years bookmakers William Hill have taken thousands of bets that Elvis will be found alive, but in the last year fans have stopped placing bets. Bookmakers have now lengthened the odds of Elvis being found alive from 100/1 to 1000/1. "The biggest odds we have ever given was a Elvis related bet, we offered 14 million to one that Elvis will crash land a UFO into Loch Ness hitting the monster," said bookmaker Rupert Adams. "It is perhaps the end of an era, where even his most ardent fans no longer believe that Elvis could have remained hidden for so long."
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    The Death Penalty

    The USA is set to execute the 1000th person since the death penalty was reintroduced in 1976. What do you think about capital punishment? Personally I'm against it, because miscarriages of justice can occur. A punishment should act as a deterrent, and there's no good evidence that the death penalty does this. It should also attempt to rehabilitate the offender - which execution clearly can't do.
  3. From the aptly named Sky News .... two plane crashes. http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30000-1192375,00.html http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30000-1192401,00.html My Mum says that these things always come in threes.
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    Tennis players

    I saw an old biddy on TV the other day - she's 99 & won Wimbledon in 1931. It made me wonder if any old tennis players are facing match point. Rod Laver & Ken Rosewall must both be getting on a bit.
  5. Are you sick of Christmas already? What do you think of Christmas stuff appearing in the shops in October? Anything Christmas-related that you'd like to have a good rant about? Do you believe in Santa Claus?
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    Heather Mills

    I think you mean paperback. If Heather takes Paul to court she won't have a leg to stand on.....
  7. Found dead at his home. No more info yet but it serves him right, the racist bastard
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    Harry Potter

    No-one can have escaped the fact that a new Harry Potter book is about to go on sale. http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30000-13387297,00.html One of the main characters is going to be killed off. I reckon it will be Ron (the boy with red hair) because he is really dull. Anyone got any better suggestions?
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    Crew Of USS Enterprise

    Scotty & Bones have both gone. How long left for the others? They're all in their 70s now, so there might be some possible candidates for next year.
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    Boy George

    Looking a bit fragile
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    Duchess of Kent

    Noticed her absence from Wimbledon tennis. Is she OK? (I know she's suffered from M.E. in the past)
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    Harold Pinter

    Harold Pinter has cancer of the oesophagus He's written a new play, aptly named "Voices"
  13. If missing people were eligible we could include Lord Lucan next year.
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    Naseem Hamed

    Naseem Hamed has been jailed for 15 months for dangerous driving. Will prison be the death of him?
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    Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev is 75 today - does anyone have an info on his health? And what about Boris Yeltsin - definitely pickled but is he still alive?
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    Death Verse

    I used to look for typos in the "poems" in the "Deaths" column of my local rag. One I remember is: Ours is just a simple prayer May God keep you in his car Another one (not a typo, but funny anyway because it doesn't rhyme): If roses grow in heaven, Lord Pick a bunch for me Place them in my mother's arms And tell her they're from us Anyone know any more?
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    Vets

    It says here that they are more likely to take their own lives because they are used to euthanasing pets.
  18. Has anyone ever lived anywhere with a silly or rude name? I once lived near Effingham (twinned with Blindingham?)
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    Crazy Frog

    That f***ing frog is driving me mad .... wish someone would kill it.
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    George Clooney

    Link here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/t...dio/4375602.stm I reckon he did consider suicide but won't admit it for fear of upsetting his fans.
  21. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/music/4554035.stm
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    Princess Diana

    Died In A Nasty Accident I still miss her. I'm sure windsor will have something to say on the subject.
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    Maria Schell

    "Actress known for her beauty and her tears" http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obitu...sp?story=633980 Actually I haven't got the faintest idea who she was but I remember her brother Maximilian - is he still alive?
  24. I have joined the Diana Circle. Great fun & it's completely free of charge! Is anyone else a member of any dodgy societies? Or maybe you have an embarassing hobby? Or something else you'd like to share? Your secret will be safe with us.
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    Long Life

    Does anyone have any tips on how to live a long life? It says here that exercise can help prevent Alzheimers.
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